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Forum: performance & modifications Today, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By blkaplan
im pretty sure that black ring gets removed.

im pretty sure that black ring gets removed.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By blkaplan
Great job!!! That car must be a blast to drive.

Great job!!! That car must be a blast to drive.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Posted brake line kits. ...

Posted brake line kits.



https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0260/2623/products/PXL_20210330_012039855_1024x1024@2x.jpg?v=1617909810
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,390
Posted By blkaplan
They don't have any R&D into them. They take...

They don't have any R&D into them. They take their generic off-the-shelf stuff and slap it in a box.

For BC, it's a volume game. Quality isn't a consideration.


They have an extra...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-08-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,390
Posted By blkaplan
It never works well. People just put up with...

It never works well. People just put up with them because the parts are cheap and they have low expectations.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Pad compounds are also a good way to balance a...

Pad compounds are also a good way to balance a system. The pads I'm running now with the 286mm rotors and brembos have significantly less u then factory volvo pads but they also don't dust at all...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
I have found that to be true as well.

I have found that to be true as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,731
Posted By blkaplan
thats what i said.

thats what i said.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By blkaplan
buy a single mass flywheel, Buy a 850R...

buy a single mass flywheel,
Buy a 850R (240mm) clutch kit
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 398,885
Posted By blkaplan
when you out grandpa a grandpa-mobile. ...

when you out grandpa a grandpa-mobile.

Impressive.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Put them on the 240 under the sirius. ...

Put them on the 240 under the sirius.

They take a 20mm spacer to clear the spoke profile

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Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Parts just came back from anodizing. ...

Parts just came back from anodizing.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240-medium-brake-brembo-kit
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,711
Posted By blkaplan
We offer cut to length tubing if you need... ...

We offer cut to length tubing if you need...

https://www.bneshop.com/products/factory-strut-housing-tube
Forum: performance & modifications 03-31-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By blkaplan
We have em in stock mate. :) ...

We have em in stock mate. :)

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/700-900-volvo-parts/products/960-racing-steering-wheel-adapter

Best to measure, then to guess.
Forum: showroom 03-30-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 43,871
Posted By blkaplan
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By blkaplan
It could be the groudning pin that makes contact...

It could be the groudning pin that makes contact with the horn ring. A little bit of grease on that surface could help if that's the case.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By blkaplan
yea. that works for a rally car. not great for...

yea. that works for a rally car. not great for street use (how i was using it)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 103,174
Posted By blkaplan
Say it aint so Jerry! Say it ain't so.

Say it aint so Jerry! Say it ain't so.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By blkaplan
I ran a 6 puck on my b230 with tall gearing. It...

I ran a 6 puck on my b230 with tall gearing. It heavily wore away the flywheel in a short amount of distance. It did not slip though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By blkaplan
this

this
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,441
Posted By blkaplan
spray welding is awesome.

spray welding is awesome.
Forum: showroom 03-24-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,023
Posted By blkaplan
Its definitely the best US based one that I have...

Its definitely the best US based one that I have seen on the internet. Im sure somewhere in Sweden there's some crazy ones but I definitely second this.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By blkaplan
I am one.

I am one.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-20-2021, 08:14 AM
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Views: 66,789
Posted By blkaplan
The t5 extension i made fit great but didn't work...

The t5 extension i made fit great but didn't work that great. I have had an idea in my head on how to do it proper but haven't had the time to get around to it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 2,676
Posted By blkaplan
1300 for a new trans is not bad at all. ...

1300 for a new trans is not bad at all.

If your car is NA and you don't abuse it will easily last 10-20 years.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By blkaplan
Getting real tender springs in there so there's...

Getting real tender springs in there so there's no point in the suspensions travel range that the rear can just flop unloaded.

You need to always be pushing that tire against the track.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-18-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By blkaplan
You will never run into these type of issues on a...

You will never run into these type of issues on a streetcar.
You need to be pushing the car really hard to see these issues.

We have a gripper on the race car, works fantastic on the track...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By blkaplan
The gripper is going to be the best bang for the...

The gripper is going to be the best bang for the buck on a full track car, Sellholm is an option for bigger bucks. Wavetracs can work on track conditions but they are a magnifying glass for setup...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-17-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,814
Posted By blkaplan
Did you fix the rear suspension issues, like...

Did you fix the rear suspension issues, like those horrible limiting chains and installing tender springs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 2,676
Posted By blkaplan
Does Volvo still offer m47 reman gearboxes?

Does Volvo still offer m47 reman gearboxes?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By blkaplan
IMHO,,,, Dust shields, is not the correct...

IMHO,,,, Dust shields, is not the correct nomenclature (and yes I know that's what they are normally called), they should really be called heat shields. From my perspective, they are the most useful...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
240: M47 Fluid
Views: 2,676
Posted By blkaplan
Doesn't hiperfauto rebuild these boxes? I know...

Doesn't hiperfauto rebuild these boxes? I know they have advertised synchros forsale.
Forum: events 03-12-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By blkaplan
Its called a straw.

Its called a straw.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 398,885
Posted By blkaplan
Why?

Why?
Forum: events 03-12-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By blkaplan
Its a hard pass for me. Hopefully, I'll be...

Its a hard pass for me. Hopefully, I'll be vaccinated by then but you can still get it and spread it to others...

If I could rely on everyone being responsible and wearing a mask and keeping a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,441
Posted By blkaplan
I have no experience with it yet... but wonder if...

I have no experience with it yet... but wonder if its a good service we should offer and get acquainted with.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 398,885
Posted By blkaplan
A picture = a thousand clarifications.

A picture = a thousand clarifications.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 398,885
Posted By blkaplan
100% down means they are raising the car the...

100% down means they are raising the car the maximum amount ? or does it mean they are not raising the car at all?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By blkaplan
Hows the quality of it? If it's good, it's...

Hows the quality of it? If it's good, it's worth the price if you don't have to revisit for another 20 years.
Forum: events 03-05-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By blkaplan
mark me as tentative. hopefully car camping.

mark me as tentative. hopefully car camping.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-04-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,818
Posted By blkaplan
the subframe is still rubber isolated from the...

the subframe is still rubber isolated from the body, so the NVH is not so much compared to something like a 240 with solid mounted suspension points.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 398,885
Posted By blkaplan
For reference sake, At your current ride...

For reference sake,

At your current ride height, where are the rear spring perch adjusters in their adjustment range.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
245 45 are pretty wide. They are ideal for 8" to...

245 45 are pretty wide. They are ideal for 8" to 9" wide wheels. Thats not horrible. Are you planning on flaring the car? You cant go much wider without serious modifications.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-03-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Your best bet is a 225 50 16. Thats the most...

Your best bet is a 225 50 16. Thats the most common "wide" tire that's offered.

You can also get 245 45 16 as a wider option, that's OE for some porsche stuff so its still available but you...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, that is correct. The rear upgrade...

Yes, that is correct.

The rear upgrade should help keep it even, there are also the reduction valves that can be modified to keep the bias even without changing the rear components.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, We do have a medium rear upgrade too....

Yes,

We do have a medium rear upgrade too. Not ready quite yet to release it or details... hopefully soon.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,658
Posted By blkaplan
Yea, that's pretty obvious. Good thing someone...

Yea, that's pretty obvious. Good thing someone sells them on the cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,658
Posted By blkaplan
15mm would work too.

15mm would work too.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,818
Posted By blkaplan
You don't want to use bushings like those. they...

You don't want to use bushings like those. they overconstrain the rear axle and don't allow enough pivoting.

Theres a reason for the huge voids in the factory rubber torque rods beyond...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,520
Posted By blkaplan
Added a group on the website for all products for...

Added a group on the website for all products for this kit.

Adapters are at anodizing, last bit is to finalize brake line setup

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240-medium-brake-brembo-kit
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